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THE GUARDIAN. OCTOBER 15, 1943 PAGE SEVEN *** By GRID-GRIST Coach Tom E. Stidman "k -k -* MarqUette With Editorial Sidelights In Black Print By Guardian Editor Sets Pace In Wartime Athletics Coaching Staff Drills Army Trainees By Holy Cross To Dartmouth Tough Clara Hoped Until Last Moment Be- fore Dropping Its Grid SchedulemFord- ham Mentor Aid, staid old Georgetown, we a fine report on what a col- can do to improve the physi- of its men in the absence of an inter-col sports program the first time in 44 years, Georgetown athletic office in was not concerned the opening game on the schedule. There is no at the Washington, D. C., just as there is no at most of the other colleges this fall. Hoya athletic author- installed a thorough training program for the army specialized training soldiers and 210 other whom they have on the Georgetown, instead of its athletic staff as might has enlarged it. Joe director of physical edu- has secured the services of men as Vines McNally, for- assistant coach at Villanova; I'Iutzel, once of George Wash- and Maryland; Gus Welch, Prep coach, and Wee Wilkin, Washington Red- to help. In all, nine are doing the work. army trainees take six of physical training a week/ other students three hours, in addition the instructors re- after classes and into the to assist in intramural The physical training pro- divided into five sections including wrestling, and tumble; boxing, compe- games, military track, and and cross country There also is swimming. charts show the improvement which a makes in the time he is sta- Preps tioned at the university, and army authorities are happy about the whole thing. While intercol- legiate competition fs banned, Gardner hopes to schedule in- formal basketball games with other schools in the Washington area later on. Fine work, Georgetown! What is being done there probably is being duplicated in most of the other schools which have army or navy units, or both. SIGNS OF THE TIMES: Only sports item in a recent issue of the University of Dayton student newspaper was a schedule of high school games being played in the Flyers' stadium this fall! Sterling Silver. sturdy link chain, round beads, 2 sterling silver crucifix with head corpus. Length 23 ......................... $7.so m All Sterling Silver on chain, beautiful sterling sft- cru( Length 20 inches, in box at ...................... $6.50 Sterling Sliver on sturdy wlth 2 nch polished sterling crucifix and corpus in high el. Length 20 Inches, in gift lit $6.S0 Sterling Silver rosary, ra sturdy, attractive, in gift box ° Unusual beauty and quality. 20 inches. In gift box .............................. $12•50 {)tder from The Is Rocket Pass Combination Destined For All State Team? Courtesy Arkansan Democrat Catholic Hi's Danny Sarna, quarterback for three years, and Bill Oberle, three year letterman who will finish the season in the fullback slot, have developed a pass combination that is the terror of Rocket opponents on the field and seems destined to be placed on the first-string non-conference All State eleven. Sarna, who is short and weighs only 145 pounds, is considered one of the best deceptive runners in the state. He has gone up against such teams as the Hot Springs Trojans for three seasons and has always managed to break through for several long runs. He is as accurate on passing as he is speedy on ground plays, and has completed as many as 12 aerials in one game. Oberle balances Sarna's speed with power. He can always be counted on to plunge over for several yards to pick up a first down or a touchdown. He went over from the three yard stripe to make the only Rocket touchdown in the Brinkley game last week. Occasionally the Rockets elect to fool the opposition and work their pass combination in reverse with Oberle flinging to Sarna. These boys are expected to be the main scoring power in the game tonight when the Rockets meet Benton at the Little Rock Lieut. Denny Myers, who was so Hi School Stadium. successful as the Boston College I An added feature will be the announcing of a play by play coach, has great material but a description of this game by the Rev. M. F. Donovan, professor at tough schedule 'as he tutors the[ Navy Air T.T.C., eleven at Mem- [ Catholic Hi School. phis. By the way, his outfit has] Helena Scene Of Ninth the season's niftiest nickname--- 00,-sLr,cL "the Memphis Blues." Meeting, NCCW, October 10 Why doesn't the army permit Helena.The Ninth District of its men in colleges (ASTP) to play the National Council of Catholic intercollegiate football? Women was held at Helena on That was the question posed at October 10th. Guests were receiv- a recent luncheon in Chicago by ed by ladies of the Helena Altar: Be McMillin, famous Centre Col- Society, in the auditorium of Sa- legs Prayin' Colonel and the cred Heart Academy. Father Wil- coach at Indiana University. liam Burke gave benediction in McMillin insisted that army the Academy Chapel, after which boys in the colleges have more the meeting was called to order time than the navy boys, and by President, Mrs. Jerry Kenkel. pointed out that the navy young- Father George Carns offered stars are doing all right in foot- opening prayer. ball. He said that 40 army stu- Reports from Altar Societies dents are working out two hours from Wynne, Crawfordsville, a day with his Hoosier squad, but West Memphis, Forrest City and that the army won't permit Brinkley were interesting and in- to play on Saturday. eluded "Guardian" discussion, Ju- So, McMillin asks why ant senile Delinquency, and Relief who? Work. Mrs. N. M. Gibson re- ported 100 per cent perfect in her paper on survey of "Homes with So far as we have been able to Shrines". Father Keller talked learn, the only Catholic colleges of Juvenile Delinquency, and Fa- which are formally continuing in- ther Carns replied by telling of tercollegiate football this fall are the very progressive "Teen Age" Holy Cross and Villanova in the club of Brinkley. Father Louis east; Notre Dame, Xavier, St. Janesko reported his special prob- Mar3s (Minn.) and Marquette in lem, which was providing linens the middlewest, and San _Fran- and clothing for inmates of Wal- cisco and St. Mary's (Cal.) on the nut Ridge hospital. Father E. West Coast. If there are others, Hemmen advised loyalty to Ark- we know we are going to be get- ansas as outlined by Bishop Mor- ting some mail! ! (a marked circle of five feet in HERE AND THERE ITEMS: A diameter). flock of Creighton football stars The referee throws up the ball are in officers' training at Fort and the players jump to tap the Benning, Ga .... there's only one ball to one of their team mates. i 200-pounder, Guard Buddy The player who gets the ball can Brown, on Xavier's 33-.man squad run, pass, kick, or slap or punch • . . Santa Clara hoped until the the ball. A player carrying the last before it definitely decided to ball across an opponent's goal line, drop football.. • Coach Earl Walsh scores one goal A whistle is blown o Fordham, in the wartime ab- to stop play when there is a stale- sence of the grid sport at the east- mate, that is, a player carrying ern school, is handling the Loras the ball is stopped and cannot do Academy preps in Dubuque .... anything but hold the ball. The Warren Brown and Arch Ward, two opposing players who hold the sports editors of Chicago's two ball then jump for it as in basket- morning newspapers, are Catho- ball. lies. Play finesse, according to Cher- off, includes the elements of tech- Introduced recently in the 264th nique of basketball such as short, Inf. Regt., by Lt. George Mayer long, flat, bounce and hook pass- and Pfc. "Dec" Cheroff "action es; zone and man to man defense; ball" a game combining all the and the dribble. As in soccer "ac- features and forms of mayhem of tion ball' allows dribbling, tapping football, soccer, basketball, rugby, by foot, knee or chest and as in etc., is catching on in the 86th Di- football a player may pass, block, vision and is due to spread to pass laterally and use spinners, other parts of Camp Robinson. reverses and bucks. The game was initiated during a The game is divided into four recreation period recently. 15 minute quarters. Officials are Utilizing a playground (heavily referee, umpire, and two linesmen. seamed) basketball, two teams of Penalties may be imposed for un- equal numbers of players line up necessary roughing, punching and in mid-field marked with bound- jostling. Tripping by the offen- aries and sidelines• To start the sire team will result in loss of the game two opposing participants ball. Penalty for tripping on the ] stand in the center of the field defense is loss of half the distance THE NEW MISSAL FOR EVERYDAY Also by Father Lasance Follow the Mass with this fine prayerbookA complete Missal in English with instruction notes nd a book of prayer. It provides a complete hook, in small handy size and contains a large collec- teen of general prayers, its simple ar- rangement makes it easy for anyone to follow the Mass as said by the priest from day to day. 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Fa- ther Imbus served in Army camps in Texas, Florida and Missouri he was accompanied by Colonel Wynn also of Camp Robinson; his words of praise for all Army Chaplains, both Catholic and Protestant gave the ladies an un- derstanding of the assistance spiritually and morally given him by the Clergy in Service. Closing prayer by Rev. Father Imbue. of the field between the point of line. Ball is lost when the offen- sive team uses a wedge.,formation. It is of interest to note that Pfc. "Dec" Cheroff mentioned in the "Action Ball" article is a Col- umbi University M. A. and a Ph. D. candidate. He was also a former Director of Athletics for the New York City Department of Welfare. Lieut. Commander Mal Stevens, who was at one time head coach of football at Yale has recently spoken in favor of football as an aid to warfare. He said that most of the United States commanders are old football players. He point- ed out that war, like foothall, calls for quick thinking, rapid decisions and changes in tactics depending upon the situation which confronts one. Catholic High dropped a game in Brlnkley last week, but the enthusiastic Rocket supporters are not dismayed by this setback and arc all set for a victory over Ben- ton when the team takes the field on the local gridiron this weekend. Benton took the measure of the Subiaco Trojans a short time back. Camparatlve scores are inevitable but they mean nothing. Sacred Heart School Sponsors Crusade Rally Helena.On October 7, Feast of the Holy Rosary, the C.S.M.C., of the Sacred Heart Academy spon- sored a Rally( commemorating the twenty-fifth year of the organiza- tion of the Crusade. All four local units of the Crusade participated in the celebration. The Rev. Gregory H. Keller pastor at Helena, was the prin- cipal speaker, urging the Crusad- ers to greater zeal, and pointing out to them the eternal value of helping to bring souls nearer to ,heir Creator. The Rev. J. Hauishek spoke riefly on the necessity of fer- vent prayer, since missionary work is chiefly a result of prayer :hat God may give the light of faith to many souls now groping in the darkness of paganism. The Rev. Wm. Burke explained very splendidly the work of the seminarians in giving instructions by correspondence. Members of Sacred Heart Aca- demy on the program were Walter Clancy, Joseph Brocato, Anna R. Haslett, Gloria Young, and Den- nis Keeshan. The Sophomore Class distribut- ed literature on the subject of missions. The Junior Class pre- pared papers on the history of the church in Arkansas• A Mission playlet, "A Study In Black and White," given by the Freshman Class taught a whole- some lesson of unselfishness• Af- ter the playlet, the Crusaders filed into the Chapel for Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, which was given by Father Burke. and Walter B. Clancy and Joseph Bro- cato, servers. Anderson Flower Shop assisted with the stage decorations, while Mrs. T. Clancy, and Mrs. L. Cart- or served a luncheon for the mem- bers of the organization• Talk On Mexico Feature Of . Business Women Little Rock.--Mrs. Louise K. : Mel]inger was the principal speaker at the regular dinner meeting Monday, October llth, of the Catholic Business Women's Chlb. tier topic, "The Good Neighbor Policy," was especially interesting since she had lived for a number of years in Mexico, and had many pictures and Mexican n'mde articles to be displayed. The regular meeting was pre- sided over by Miss Mary" Raley, and the Rev. Patrick Lynch, eotmsellor, gave the invocatien. • Guests introduced were Miss Mary Louise Frederick, Mrs. F. O. Shaw, Miss Mildred Yout, and Miss Anna Eichoff. There were fifty-two members present. NATIONAL CATHOLIC  RURAL LIFE CONFERENCE 3801 Grand Ave.. Des Molnes. Is. As told by an attendant from Subiaco, Arkansas. I arrived at Childerley Farm (Wheeling, Illinois) for the two weeks' course, August 7-18. A group of New York girls were waiting to ask all about farm life. They hope to start a rural community after the war. There wasn't much I could tell them about that. However, I invited one or more of them to come down and promised I'd teach them some practical farming• I actually be- lieve they wish to do so! You see, I live near Subiaco Abbey where we get books on the liturgy, the Mass, and also on the rural life movement to study. There were 70 of us, subdivided into groups of ten each. One group worked on the land an hour during the hottest part of the day. Another gave something they were very fond of to prac- tice the virtue of detachment, such as giving up a wrist watch, St. Andrew's Missal, a hand-made pinafore, the practice of not eat- ing breakfast, etc. Our group, which was Wisdom, was instruct- ed to meet at the Chapel with our leader. Of course, we thought we would have to kneel on the rock floor for a half-hour or an hour, but our leader told us that Wisdom meant foolishness in the eyes of the world, like holding up for correct principles even though it caused us to be unpopular. Then she quoted the Communion verse taken from the Feast of the Assumption, "Taste and see that the Lord is sweet." Next she un- covered a big bowl of luscious Alberta peaches and gave us each one to eat in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament. We felt foolish all rightl Trojans Make (om00l)ack Defeat (larksville 20 To 6 Subiaco. Upholding their an- cient Subiaco tradition of never two losses in a row, the Trojans hit the comeback trail hard last Friday night on Morgan field at Paris, winning 20 to 6 from' the feared and favored Clarksville Panthers. Subiaco had dropped a game to Benton, 13 to 6, the pre- wous week. Friday's win brought the Trojans average back to .750. It was their 19th triumph in 23 starts. Individually, the Subiaco boys put up as good a scrap as Subiaco has ever displayed, com- pletely mastering the fighting but futile Johnson County team after first quarter. Clarksville muffed a good chance to draw first blood early when the Panthers recovered a Subiaco fumble on the Trojan 22, only to lose the ball on next play by a fumble of their own. L. D. Caillouet, overeager Subiaco back, did the fumbling but also did the retrievinga rare indivi- dual comeback. Subiaco then dis- played as quick a reversal of for- tune as football has ever offered. Norbert Gorrell, hard -running halfback, took a looping 35-yard pass from Hoot Lueken. playing fullback for Subiaco that night, and Gorrell wound up on the Clarksville 18. A moment later Gorrell again carried the mail for Subiaco, going around end for the remaining 18 yards. Lueken's at- tempted line buck for extra point was short. Subiaco was in possession near midfield at the halfway period, second quarter being a scoreless seesaw. The Trojans then struck hard early in third quarter for their second tally. They worked the ball up to the 10 on reverses and passes, Lueken, Savary, Gor- tell, and Wolf being in on the plays, with fine line support from Wirtjes, DeSalvo, Sylvester, Goe- bel and others. From the 10, Hennie Wolf, a dandy young pros- ect, took the sizzling pass of Hoot Lueken to score standing up. Lueken got the extra point by a neat run around right end. This series showed the Trojans capable most scoring plays ori both sides came on passes, of which Clarks- ville completed 3 of 15 for 45 yards, and Subiaco 3 of 8 for 83 yards. Lueken picked up 69 yards on runbacks of kickoffs and punts. Subiaco is seeking a game for Friday to fill a cancelled date, and after that plays Atkins at Atkins, renewing an old rivalry. The Atkins game is on Oct. 22. Include A Rosary-- Lyerbook-- Medal00In Your Soldier's Xmas Box Made In France No. 67Beautiful Jet-black bsadet rosary on stronf white 21 inch chain with attractive oxidized cross nnd corpus -- 151,28 We were sort of amused at Green Bay pastor, a Father Mil- ler, I believe, who helped us work in ,the Grail garden one day. He Was given the special task of pushing the garden plow, and oh, my, what blisters he had on his hands next day. We dramatized the Feasts of St. Lawrence, St. Frances and St. Clare. Everyone renewed their Confirmation vows and a visiting couple renewed their marriage vows. We observed the Feast of the Assumption by offering bowls of herbs and vegetables to be bles- sed at the altar and by acting the parts of the five wise and five foolish virgins in two well-timed -processions that met at the chapel. Only one group had their candles lighted• On the Feast of St. Lawrence, the seventy of us had a moon- light and candlelight procession, first to the chapel, then to a large cross placed in an orchard where we grouped into a large mrcle. Several gave extemporaneous a of a smooth offense• They had already demonstrated a good de- fense against repeated and des- perate scoring attempt of the Panthers, who a week earlier had licked a good Van Buren Team and was given a high rating. Play of the Subiaco guards in Friday's game was noticeably good, in con- trast to a week earlier, while the center work of Goebel was out- standing despite his crippled con- dition. Fans believe the Trojans have found themselves. Final tally of Subiaco came early in last quarter. Bornhoft caught a pretty 30-yard pass from Savary, who had taken the ball on a lateral from Lueken, and Bornhoft wound up on the three. From there Lueken stepped over the goal line in another play. Lueken kicked extra point. A ten-yard pass, Weatherton to Boggs, accounted for Clarksville's lone tally in the waning minutes and with many Subiaco subs in action. Clarksvillo clicked on several passes to get to the 10 and prayers. Then we were each giv- clicked again in the air as Boggs en a small paper cross from a went over. Weatherton kicked basket. Each cross contained a extra point for the Panthers. psalm and an appropriate task to Their work on this series showed correspond with the psalm. When we renewed our Con- firmation vows, seven girls rep- resenting the seven gifts of the Holy Ghost, held burning torches before the altar. To impress us with the fact that we were to be- come lay apostles, each was told to "Look up and see that the har- vest is white"; and each was giv- en a small sheaf of wheat with another task attached to it, and labled as one of the gifts of the Holy Ghost. A young school teacher of Chi- cago (who attended the last Grail course, also) very earnestly asked to spend her Christmas vacation with me to learn to milk cows, etc. She has inherited a farm which  she must keep, although she doesn't know the first thing about smoothness and determination that makes thena dangerous foe this year. Subiaco in Friday's game start- ed Bornhoft, Wirtjes, Sylvester, Goebel, Wiederkehr, DeSalvo Oliver, Savary, Caillouet, Gorrell, and Lueken, using Painter, Noble, and Wolf as chief subs. Clarks- x,lle began with Boggs, Carey, Hardygrove, Kemp, Ewing, Black- ard, Bean, Weatherton, Edwards Rachels, and Yarbrough, and made few substitutions. The Tro- jans were far superior in rushing, gaining 180 to 34 yards though Jonesboro Nurses Elect Sodality Prefect one. Before I left I learned that Jonesboro. -- Miss Genevieve I had asked all at the course to Kirchner was elected prefect of come to Subiaco for practical the Blessed Virgin Sodality of St. training and study! Helen Fritchie Mrs. John Pruniski Chairman of NCCS- use Social Hour Little Rock.--Mbs. John Pru- niski, a member of St. Patrick's Church, North Little Rock, will serve as chairman of the Hospital- ity Committee at the NCCS-USO Club, 112 East 7th Street, on Sun- dab', October 17th. Assisting Mrs. Pruniski on her committee will be Mrs. J. R. Bauer, Miss Melba Jane Pruniski Bernard's Hospital, School of Nursing, on October 1. Other new officers who will as- sist Miss Kirchner are Miss Betty Belle Pixley, vice-prefect, and Miss Mildred Steimel, secretary- treasurer. Chairmen were appointed for the following committees: Miss Betty Belle Pixley, Our Lady's; Miss Pauline Denning, the Apos- tolic, and Mrs. Mary Gertrude Jansen, the Social. The members of the sodality are praying the rosary daily for world peace. Holy Ghost Fathers, stationed in and Miss Rita Mary Pruniski. Washington, will deliver an ad- Coffee and sweet rolls will be dress on the "Catholic Hour" on served the service men at the October 17 on "The Church and Communion Breakfast at 9:00: The Missions•" The 'Catholic c.'clock Sunday morning. A re- Hour" programs are produced by freshment hour will be held that the National Council of Catholic afternoon beginning around 4 Men and broadcast over the o'clock when coffee and pie will country-wide network of the Na- tional Broadcasting Company. On the "Ave Maria Hour," pro- duced by the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement of Graymoor, N. Y., on October 24, the'dramatic life story of St. Francis Xavier the Patron of the Society For the Propagation of the Faith, will be the subject of the broadcast. It is faith in the Blessed Eu- charist which expands the spirit- ual life of the Catholic. No earth- ly culture can deepen find broad- en the soul like the belief that Christ is really present on our altars, and that we truly receive his Body ,n,d Blood in Holy Corn- bc served. All service men and their }riends are invited to visit the Club any time during the day and acquaint themselves w'ith the var- ious facilities offered. Mission Sunday Theme Of More Radio Programs New York. (E)--Arrangement of further radio programs to em- phasize the observance of Mission Sunday, October 24, has been an- nounced here at the national of- fice of the Society for the Propa- gation of the Faith• The Very Rev. George J. Col- line, C.S.Sp., Provincial of the munion. 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